Using Amazon ElastiCache for Redis To Optimize Your Spring Boot Application

Brandon Klimek AWS, Java, Spring, Spring Boot, Technology Snapshot 2 Comments

Has your project gotten to the point when big data sets and/or time-consuming calculations have begun to affect performance? Or are you struggling to optimize your queries and need to cache some information to avoid continually hitting your database? Then caching could be your solution.

For this article, I will demonstrate how to utilize Amazon ElastiCache for Redis to speed up areas of your application. The example application we will build uses Spring Boot 2.x and is available on Github.

Introduction to Scaling PHP Applications – Part 2

Zach Gardner Architecture, Programming, Tutorial 6 Comments

This is the second blog in a two-part series on scaling PHP applications. The first blog in the series focused on replacing Apache+mod_php with Nginx+PHP-FPM. This blog will go into advanced topics that need consideration when moving a LAMP stack to a scaled architecture. Step 3 – Use Percona XtraDB Cluster for Database I’ll be honest here, this step is going …